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2012 NISE Awards Summary Table

InvestigatorNERSC repoHours awardedDOE OfficeProject Title
Gilbert Compo, University of Colorado at Boulder m958   10,000,000 BER Climate Research Ocean-Atmosphere Reanalysis for Climate Applications (OARCA) 1850-2013
Silvia Crivelli, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory m1532     1,550,000 BER Biological Systems Science WeFold: A collaborative effort for protein structure prediction
Thomas Hamill, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration refcst     1,675,000 BER Climate Research A multi-decadal reforecast data set to improve weather forecasts for renewable energy applications
Yosuke Kanai, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill m1029     2,000,000 BES Materials Science Excited-State Dynamics and Properties of Complex Interfaces for Energy Conversion
Homa Karimabadi, University of California San Diego m1303     7,000,000 Fusion Energy Kinetic Simulations in Laboratory and Space Plasmas
Colleen Kaul, Stanford University m1426     4,500,000 BES Chemistry Turbulent Reacting Flows for Multi-physics Model Development
Keith Keller, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory kbase        100,000 BER Biosciences Systems Biology Knowledge Base
Emmanouil Kioupakis, University of Michigan m1380      3,000,000 BES Materials Science Electronic Properties of Novel Nitride Nanostructures
Junjie Liu, Jet Propulsion Laboratory m189      5,100,000 BER Climate Research Integrated Carbon Cycle Data Assimilation with NCAR Carbon-Climate Model
Thomas Miller, California Institute of Technology m822      7,000,000 BES Chemistry Environmental Fluctuations and Gating in Bio-Inorganic Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer
Edward Patton, National Center for Atmospheric Research m917      3,200,000 BER Climate Research Turbulence over Complex Terrain: a Wind Energy Perspective
Kristin Persson, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory matgen    11,500,000 BES Materials Science The Materials Genome
Barbara Romanowicz, University of California Berkeley m554      1,500,000 BES Geosciences Global Full-Waveform Seismic Tomography
Sayeef Salahuddin, University of California Berkeley m946         300,000 BES Materials Science Quantum Transport Simulation of Nano Scale Electronic Devices for Ultra Low Power Computing
Joshua Schrier, Haverford University m1031         700,000 BES Chemistry Carbon Dioxide Gas Separation Using Nanoporous Graphene
Arie Shoshani, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory udas      1,525,000 ASCR Computer Science Attribute-Based Unified Data Access Service
Ionel Stetcu, Los Alamos National Laboratory m1451      1,100,000 NP Nuclear Theory Mean-Field Solutions for Heavy Nuclei: Structure and Dynamics
Daithi Stone, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory m1517      8,650,000 BER Climate Research Attribution of Extreme Weather Risk to Anthropogenic Emissions
David Trebotich, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory m1516      7,500,000 ASCR Applied Math & BES EFRC Advanced Simulation of Pore Scale Reactive Transport Processes Associated with Carbon Sequestration
Cai-Zhuang Wang, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University m1515   13,100,000 BES Materials Science Computational Prediction and Discovery of Magnet Materials
Yi Wang, Pennsylvania State University m891     6,000,000 BES Materials Science Spin-lattice Coupling in Magnetic Phase Transition
Stefan Wippermann, University of California Davis m1518     5,500,000 BES Chemistry Understanding Multiple Exciton Generation and Charge Extraction in Nanoparticle-based Solar Cells
Sotiris Xantheas, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory m1513     7,500,000 BES Chemistry Guest-Host Interactions in Hydrate Lattices: Implications for Hydrogen Storage and Carbon Dioxide Sequestration